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Is a runny nose a sign of your congestion breaking up?

Is a runny nose a sign of your congestion breaking up?

Generally not: There is no mechanism that increases nasal secretions when congestion goes down. Many people notice this, however. The best way to tell that congestion is improving is that it's easier to breathe through your nose. Ipratropium nasal spray from your physician will help if the runny nose is bothersome. ...Read more

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Is sneezing a sign of sinusitis??

Is sneezing a sign of sinusitis??

Sneezing: No, it may be sign of nasal inhalent irritation, allergy, viral or bacterial infection. True sinusitis involves inflammation of sinus lining and / or fluid build up secondary to obstruction of the drainage ostium. ...Read more

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Is running nose a symptom of allergic rhinitis and/or sinusitis?

Is running nose a symptom of allergic rhinitis and/or sinusitis?

Usually: Usually, allergic rhinitis, but can also be from chronic sinusitis, the latter also associated with headaches around the affected sinuses. ...Read more

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I have allergy symptoms year round and the biggest concern is constant post nasal drip, what is the most effective antihistamine for post nasal drip?

I have allergy symptoms year round and the biggest concern is constant post nasal drip, what is the most effective antihistamine for post nasal drip?

Nasal steroid: Nasal steroid will likely be more effective than any antihistamine. However one needs to rule out sinus infection as the cause also. If nasal steroid did not affect your drips after a week of daily use, consider seeing an allergist. ...Read more

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Redness of the smal. 2 mms tonsil crypt, is almost blood red. The rest of tonsil is normal with slight irritation. Bad post nasal drip. Never smoked?

Redness of the smal. 2 mms tonsil crypt, is almost blood red. The rest of tonsil is normal with slight irritation.  Bad post nasal drip. Never smoked?

Can't be certain: One can think of infection, are you in bleeding from a blood vessel. You don't describe blood. The redness suggest a lot of vascular congestion. This could be a large vein. You need to discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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What is the following symptoms: mild trouble swallowing, coughing, nasal runoff, nasal congestion, a 101 fever for one night, and an irritated throat?

What is the following symptoms: mild trouble swallowing, coughing, nasal runoff, nasal congestion, a 101 fever for one night, and an irritated throat?

Viral cold/URI: Most like is a common cold which is often caused by viruses and only symptom-treatments is needed (treating cough, nasal congestions, fever etc..) as there is not antiviral medication for common cold--at least not yet..Common cold will go away with/out treatment, eventually. If your symptoms worsen, you may need to conult your doc to eval for possible strepthroat, tonsillitis etc... Good luck. ...Read more

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Is fev1 of 74% acceptable for a 64 year old male? Could be a sign of asthma or copd?

Is fev1 of 74% acceptable for a 64 year old male? Could be a sign of asthma or copd?

FEV1 and COPD: 74% is low. Normal is at least 80%. This could indicate asthma or COPD depending on your history and symptoms. Go see the doctor who ordered your test. ...Read more

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Mr. Farmer is 68, has a history of copd, and is complaining of increased shortness of breath and nasal congestion. What is it?

Mr. Farmer is 68, has a history of copd, and is complaining of increased shortness of breath and nasal congestion. What is it?

Go to ER..,: There are many possible causes of these symptoms. But, increasing shortness of breath is potentially life-threatening and should always be evaluated by a doctor asap! this person could have acute bronchitis, bronchospasm from any etiology, pulmonary embolus, sinus infection, etc. Any of these could worsen his respiratory status and can result in acute respiratory failure in a COPD patient. ...Read more

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Pressure in forehead upon standing, clear nasal congestion, a lot of post nasal drip. Head feels wobbly. Is this common for a sinus problem?

Pressure in forehead upon standing, clear nasal congestion, a lot of post nasal drip. Head feels wobbly. Is this common for a sinus problem?

Yes: Although usually the pressure in the head thing is worse with bending over, as in from standing position, bending over at the waist and touching your feet or the floor. To relieve this, start with an otc antihistamine of your choice (claritin, etc) with a decongestant (if no hi blood pressure) and follow up with your dr. If no better after a few days. If needed, your dr. Can rx nasal steroids. ...Read more

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Levmetamfetamine nasal inhaler generic Use this a couple of times during nite for congestion. Inside nose is red and sore! Is this med the cause?

Levmetamfetamine nasal inhaler generic  Use this a couple of times during nite for congestion. Inside nose is red and sore! Is this med the cause?

Could be: It can cause nasal irritation, or irritate the already inflamed nasal passages, hold it for now, use saline nasal washes, if problem persists, see your doctor ...Read more

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Is a nasal infection that last 1-2 weeks consider chronic sinusitis? Happens 2-3x a year with cough & sore throat. Normal cold or see ENT? Cystic Fib?

Is a nasal infection that last 1-2 weeks consider chronic sinusitis? Happens 2-3x a year with cough & sore throat. Normal cold or see ENT? Cystic Fib?

Possibly: Yes if you have these symptoms it could be chronic sinusitis.Somtimes if sinusitis is not adequately treated it may recur.Have you had 2-6 weeks of antibiotics plus steroid nasal spray?Have sinus X-rays been done?ENT consult is a good idea.If that is checked out then I would consider other diagnoses.With cystic fibrosis there is usually a pulmonary and/or gastrointestinal component too. ...Read more

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Is a runny nose with clear mucus a sign of a cold or normal during cold temperatures?

Is a runny nose with clear mucus a sign of a cold or normal during cold temperatures?

Can be normal: During cold exposure, if nasal congestion, sneezing, sore throat, etc.. Those are the other signs of common cold, ...Read more

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Day 13 of a cold. I feel fine but have mild congestion that's causing some post nasal drip &hence coughs. Is 13 days unusually long?

Day 13 of a cold. I feel fine but have mild congestion that's causing some post nasal drip &hence coughs.  Is 13 days unusually long?

Not for this one: I have seen many patients (particularly those who have exposure to young children) to have a cough for more than 3 wks from the viral infection. Yes it is uncommonly long but not for this virus. ...Read more

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Is post nasal drip a symptom of hiv?

Is post nasal drip a symptom of hiv?

NO: Post-nasal drip is really common with allergies, hay fever or after a cold. I would suggest that you don't have unprotected sex as that is a risk for getting HIV and other stds and pregnant. ...Read more

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Is having a roman nose a sign of having deviated septum? What are the signs of deviation? Sometimes i hear a 'shh' sound while i'm breathing, is that?

Is having a roman nose a sign of having deviated septum? What are the signs of deviation? Sometimes i hear a 'shh' sound while i'm breathing, is that?

Septorhinoplasty: you need to have your nose examined. Be sure your surgeon is a board certified facial plastic surgeon with expertise in nasal procedures. ...Read more

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Does bleeding from nose is a sign of sinusitis?

Does bleeding from nose is a sign of sinusitis?

Nose bleeding: Hello, nasal bleeding may be a sign of sinusitis but this isn't very common. Facial pressure, congestion, purulent nasal drainage are more common symptoms of sinusitis. ...Read more

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What is the beat remedy for intermittent dry non productive cough , it is irregular and subsides after a glass of water, ?

What is the beat remedy for intermittent dry non productive cough , it is irregular and subsides after a glass of water, ?

Dry Cough: Many people are plagued by an intermittent cough that is really a complex issue with pharyngeal muscles and hypersensitivity of the cough reflex. This problem is persistent and hard to eradicate. In other cases, the cough can be due to certain drugs - such as ace inhibitors - you might be taking for blood pressure or cardiac problems. You might want to discuss the issue with your doctor. ...Read more

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Sinus pressure behind eyes and in temples, post nasal drip but no cough or runny nose. Start of a cold or an could it be an allergy?

Sinus pressure behind eyes and in temples, post nasal drip but no cough or runny nose. Start of a cold or an could it be an allergy?

Sinus disease: It sounds like you have sinus disease. This could be sinusitis (inflammation or infection of the sinuses), sinus congestion or it could be an early sign of a cold or allergy. You should see your primary doctor or ENT doctor for evaluation. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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